Focusing attention on early detection and treatment of conditions such as anxiety and depression, including spotting them in children, is a key landmark in the B.C. government’s road map for long-term improvements to mental health.
Health Minister Kevin Falcon this week released the government’s 10-year plan toward improving the mental health of British Columbians and reducing drug addiction.
The plan — Healthy Minds, Healthy People — places an emphasis on children and families in response to research that showed early treatment and intervention can dramatically reduce problems later in life.
via Early detection key to mental health plan.
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